Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh First-Time Setup

The HP Laserjet is a multifunction printer that allows you to perform print, scan, and copy. It has a resolution for both black and color of 1200 x 1200 dpi. The Laserjet printer is equipped with 4 print cartridges, 2 standard paper trays, and an automatic sensor. HP offers multiple printing options and enables easy printing to the HP printer from a laptop, tablet, smartphone, and other electronic devices.

Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Driver & Manual Download

The HP Laserjet MFP m681dh supports both the Windows and Mac operating systems. You can download the driver either with the installation CD that comes with the printer or also by accessing the HP support website.

Driver Download
Manuall Download

Manual Download

  1. You can also visit the official HP support website from your browser.
  2. The HP page will open. 
  3. On the top of the screen, click the printers tab, and in the search bar type, HP Laserjet MFP M681DH hit the enter button.
  4. The page will show the specifications of your model along with other additional information.
  5. Locate the Download section. 
  6. The page will open to driver download and other downloads your printer might need.
  7. You will see a list of options in the drop-down box, select the Operating system of your computer and select the version of the OS and also if it is a 32-bit or a 64-bit.
  8. The search will give you a list of downloads.
Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh First-Time Setup
  1. Click the Driver Download button, and the file will be installed on your computer. 
  2. You can run the downloaded file to open and run the installation.
  3. Once the installation is complete, you can follow the same set of instructions as given for the driver installation using the installation CD.

Install Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Driver

  1. The manual download can be done in two ways, as described above.
  2. Using the Installation CD:
  3. Insert the CD to your Windows or Mac computer.
  4. The HP setup window will open.
  5. You can select the language based on your requirement and also click the checkbox I accept in the License Agreement.
  6. Once you do the steps, you can follow the on-screen instructions to finish the initial setup for your HP printer driver. 
  7. Once the driver is downloaded, make sure the printer is connected to the computer.
  8. You can detect the printer on the driver page and perform for a test print to see if the wired connection is a success.

Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Printer Wireless Setup

  1. To connect the Laserjet mfp m681dh printer, make sure the printer is in the proximity range to the router, and the router is turned on and working.
  2. Make sure to check if the wireless radio of the printer is turned on.
  3. Verify whether the service List Identifier (SSID) is correct.
  4. Before connecting the printer to a network, make sure you have turned off the firewall settings because they result in disrupting the connection.
  5. On the control panel of the printer, navigate to the Wireless Printing option.
  6. The control panel will show a list of wireless networks available.
  7. Select your network and enter the password for it.
  8. Once done, the printer will be connected to the network, thus completing the wireless setup.

Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Printer Toner Replacement

  1. The printer will indicate that the toner level is low.
  2. The actual life of a cartridge may vary, you can opt to purchase for the toner cartridge in the HP website.
  3. Open the front door of the printer.
  4. Slowly remove the toner cartridge using the handle of the drum and pull it.
  5. Now, remove the new toner cartridge from the pack and remove the plastic end caps.
  6. Slowly pull out the drum from the plastic bag and remove the orange protective shield.
  7. You can save all the packaging to use it for your used toner cartridge.
  8. You can hold the new cartridge and rock it around 5-6 times.
  9. Place it by pushing underneath and by holding the other end with its slot on the shelf.
  10. Once you have attached the toner properly, close the front door of the printer. 
Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh First-Time Setup

Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Mobile Printing 

There are different ways of printing on your mobile. They are,

Google cloud print

Print the saved files in Google Cloud or print from a Google/Gmail account that enables HP e-print services. Print to cloud-ready printers from a free account. Registration with  HP connected is needed to assign the printer an email address.

HP built-in print solution for Android

It will automatically find the HP printer within the Wi-Fi range and print directly to the HP e-Print enabled printer.

HP ePrint via email

You can use this option by sending an email with the file attachment with less than 10MB from an android device. You can assign the printer an email address by opening a free account.

HP ePrint application

You can download the HP e-print application from the play store or iOS AppStore.

How To Scan On Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Printer

  1. To scan on your HP Laserjet printer, you should have an active network connection. Use the HP scan software to initiate the scanning from your computer to printer.
  2. Load the document on the scanner glass or the document feeder on the Laserjet system.
  1. Open the HP printer assistant screen. If you are using the Windows computer,
  2. Click the Start menu> All applications> HP.
  3. In the HP assistant app, select the scan option.
  4. Select the Scan a Document or Photo.

Set Up Scan To Email

  1. To scan using the email option, make sure both the computer and the printer are connected to the network. 
  2. Access the HP embedded Web Server.
  3. On the home screen of the printer control panel, touch the information icon (i) and contact the network to show the IP address or the hostname.
  4. Configure the network identification settings.
  5. Press the networking option in the advanced tab.
  6. On the left side of the pane, click the TCP/IP settings.
  7. The username and password are needed to gain the network identification tab.
  8. Now, you can configure the email feature.
  9. Open the email setup wizard in the HP embedded web server for initiating the basic configuration.
  10. Click the Scan/Digital Send from the EVS navigational tabs.
  11. Click the email setup link from the Email scan network folder quick setup wizard.
  12. In the configure email server dialog box(SMTP), select one of the following options and complete the next steps.
  13. Select the search network for the Outgoing server, and click NEXT.
  14. Select the appropriate server from the list and click Next.
  15. Add the SMTP server and
  16. select the Add SMTP option.
  17. Enter the server name and the port number, click the Next button.
  18. Enter the correct information in the Configure email settings.
  19. In the set the basic information necessary to connect to the server, set the options you wish to use and click OK.

Set Up Scan to Network Folder

  1. On the Windows desktop, click the Start option and click All Programs.
  2. Click the HP Laserjet mfp m681dh from the list and add a new path.
  3. Click new to set up and create a network folder to save the scanned data.
  4. Click the browse option to select a destination folder and click OK.
  5. Now, you have to allow the printer to access your network.
  6. To prove the authentication, assign a username and password and click Next.
  7. Confirm your settings and click the option Save and Test.
  8. You will see a confirmation in the center of the window if the test page print was successful.

Set Up Scan to USB

  1. Load the document on the scanner glass or in the document feeder in your Laserjet printer.
  2. Insert the USB flash drive in the walk-up USB port.
  3. The flash drive menu opens with the following options:
  4. Print document
  5. View and print photos
  6. Scan to the USB drive.
  7. Select the Scan to USB drive option.
  8. You can make the necessary adjustments in the options mentioned in the window and later, click the SCAN option.

Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Printer Troubleshooting

  1. The general troubleshooting helps in selecting a variety of reports to assist in resolving the problem and configuring the
  2. You can access the HP embedded web services to initiate the troubleshooting tab.
  3. You can use the troubleshooter for retrieving diagnostic data.
  4. You can download and install the printer firmware from the embedded web services window if the printer’s firmware is out of

Fix Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Printer Offline Issue

  1. The Printer Offline status is displayed on the computer under Devices and Printers, and the printer does not print.
  2. The issue can occur if: 
  3. The printer is turned off.
  4. Network cable or USB is disconnected.
  5. The printer is set to use the printer offline. 
  6. Some other symptoms that cause the error are,
  7. The printer does not respond
  8. The printer status is offline.
  9. Unable to find printers
  10. Network IP changed
  11. Network loses connection

Turn off Smart Install

  1. Select the Service option on the control panel from the home screen.
  2. Navigate to the Smart Install option and select the OFF button.
  3. Restart the computer to see if the printing works.

Use HP Print and Scan Doctor

  1. The HP provides a free tool called the Print and Scan Doctor.
  2. You can download the application from the HP page and follow the on-screen instructions and run the program.
  3. Use the app to resolve the not printing issue.

Manually Set The Default Printer Driver

  1. Right-click on the Windows button at the bottom left corner of the screen and click search.
  2. The Printers & Scanners option can be accessed from the control panel.
  3. Click on the Manage option and locate the printer status.
  4. You will see two buttons, select Set as Default.
  5. You can now close the Manage Your Device Window, and try printing again. 
Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh First-Time Setup

Fix Hp Laserjet Mfp m681dh Printer Paper Jam Issue

  1. The paper jam in the Laserjet m681dh usually occurs in paper trays.
  2. Lift the document-feeder latch from the top of the printer and locate and gently remove the jammed paper.
  3. Close the document feeder cover.
  4. In the same way, open all the paper trays in other locations from the printer and gently remove the paper jams. 
  5. Make sure even the tiniest bits of paper is completely removed to resolve the printing issues.
  6. You can get assistance from our technical experts for completely removing the paper jam from every part of the printer.
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